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Wagner's Ring: how much do you know?

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#1 dirac


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Posted 07 April 2005 - 09:27 AM

The Guardian posts a quiz on Wagner's Ring:


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Posted 07 April 2005 - 10:06 AM

Virtual "cheat sheet". :wink:

From NPR's page:

WNYC's "The Ring and I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania" asks what many of those unfamiliar with Wagner's Ring Cycle might wonder: "What's the big deal?" This journey, intended for both devoted fans and newcomers alike, visits a diverse cast of characters who offer answers to the complex question.

I heard two of the three segments (one hour each) when they were broadcast about a year ago, and as a not-particularly opera-oriented person, I enjoyed it thoroughly and learned a lot. :)

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